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    Description

    Silly Symphony (United Artists, 1933). French Affiche (23.25" X 31") Cecchetto Artwork.
    During the fall of 1932, Walt Disney's contract with Columbia Pictures came to an end and the animator moved his distribution deal to United Artists. It was the height of the Depression and with so many exhibitors cutting back on expenses, one of the first things to go was their budget for ordering individual one sheets for each cartoon that was shown. United Artists issued "stock" one sheets so that the exhibitors could re-use the poster each time a new Silly Symphony cartoon played in their theaters. This example was designed by artist Cecchetto for the French market, featuring a charming image of the "Three Little Pigs" playing a tune, Santa Claus, and King Neptune. For Disney aficionados, this is an extraordinary find, and has had touchup to the folds, pinholes in the corners, and thin slivers of paper loss along the borders. Fine/Very Fine on Linen.


    Estimate: $3,000 - $6,000.

    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Movie Poster - Rolled (view shipping information)

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    29th Saturday 12:50 pm CT
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    29th-30th Saturday-Sunday
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